1Feast of St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus
International Day of Older Persons
2Feast of the Guardian Angels
Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi (1869)
International Day of Nonviolence
4Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
5World Teachers’ Day
6Feast of Blessed Marie Rose Durocher
7Birthday of Archbishop Desmond Tutu (1931)
10World Mental Health Day
Birthday of Ken Saro-Wiwa: Nigerian writer, environmentalist and martyr
11Birthday of Eleanor Roosevelt (1884)
12Anniversary of the Death of Matthew Shepard (1964-1998)
13Founding Day of the Society by Cornelia Connelly (Derby, England, 1846)
14International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction
15Feast of St. Teresa of Avila
Anniversary of the first mass celebrated in a Holy Child convent, Derby, England, 1846
International Day of Rural Women
16World Food Day
17Feast of St. Ignatius of Antioch
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
18Feast of St. Luke. Evangelist
19Feast of Sts. John de Brebeuf and Isaac Jogues, martyrs
Anniversary of the assassination of Digna Ochoa: attorney and human rights activist defender in Mexico. In 2001 she was murdered for defending victims of human rights abuses in her country.
20Feast of St.Maria Bertilla Boscardin. She was so devoted to her hospital patients that she remained with them through the bombings and air raids during World War I
24Feast of St. Anthony Claret
United Nations Day